The Canadian Press

2015-03-11 | Tsunami Debris

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Debris from the Japanese tsunami in 2011 is still washing ashore on B-C's coast. Today marks the four-year anniversary of the tragedy that claimed almost 16-thousand lives. Kate Le Souef (le-soo-EFF') of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup says she still sees Japanese items such as wood and fishing gear collecting along the shore. Le Souef says while debris from disasters can't be prevented, we can certainly do something about household waste winding up in the ocean. (Le Souef hopes one legacy of the Japanese tragedy is a greater awareness of what gets discarded into the ocean.)

Date: 2015-03-11
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << definitely the thing that the message I would like people to recognize from this is that the things that are out in the show lineup for not everyday lives shampoo bottles laundry detergent bottles all the things that we know that we generate there ending up in the ocean >>


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